Associate Quality Control - Cell Biology

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Aug 28, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Quality Control Associate in the Cell Biology group within Amgen's Quality Control Organization will work in a dynamic team environment to support testing, and projects within the group. The successful candidate will be responsible for cell biology lab activities including analytical testing and approving, tracking and trending of data, equipment qualification and maintenance, method validation and qualification, project management, provide technical expertise.


• Testing
  • Execute routine and non-routine testing procedures and assays
  • Create and review methods and procedures for completeness and accuracy
  • Maintain testing equipment at a high level to quality to ensure accuracy and consistency of test results

• Perform data analysis of testing results and communicate results to appropriate sources
• Comply with safety guidelines

  • Learn and comply with GLP, and cGMPs, which includes, but is not limited to, the maintenance of training records, laboratory notebooks, written procedures, equipment monitoring systems and laboratory log books.

• Material/Data Management
• Responsible for documenting, computing, compiling, interpreting, reviewing, and entering data
• Responsible for the inventory management of all media, and reagents
• Partner with subject-matter-experts and/or responsible for the design of special project studies
• Ensure the timely disposal of tested samples
• Qualification/Validation

  • Responsible for managing and performing and/or supporting method and equipment qualifications and validations

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree
Associate's degree and 4 years of Cell Biology experience
High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Cell Biology experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Cell Biology or equivalent field
  • Bachelor Degree and 3 years of experience in Cell Biology or equivalent field

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.